France Alumni Midwest Networking Reception at Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism
On December 7th, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy along with the Consulate General of France in Chicago and Northwestern University, hosted the France Alumni Midwest Networking Reception event at NWU’s Medill School of Journalism.
This event was held to promote the France Alumni platform that is available for anyone who has studied, taught, researched, or worked in France in any capacity. The platform allows for the French alumni to network and exchange with one another, as well as share information and employment opportunities.
Consul General Guillaume Lacroix gave welcome remarks and thanked all attendees for their attendance and enthusiasm for France.
The following guest speakers shared testimonials of their experiences in France, and how these experiences have impacted their lives:
Joe Radosevich, Chief Technology Officer of Ullowine
Erika Blackwell, Marketing and Branding Specialist, Moon Drop Group
Anthony Uher, Business Analyst, Technology, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Emily Smith, Communications and Events Coordinator, World Affairs Council of Western Michigan
David Day, Professor (TA) and Graduate Student at the University of Illinois-Chicago
Cultural Attaché Tanguy Accart gave a brief presentation of the France Alumni platform, highlighting its capacities to connect, support, and foster relationships.